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Regardless of fan requests, Capcom is not including cross-play or cross-saves to Monster Hunter Rise on PC.
We’ve heard your requests for Cross-Save / Cross-Play for #MHRise & #Sunbreak, however sadly, after wanting into it all through the event course of, we discovered we’re unable to implement it this time. As all the time, we admire your continued suggestions and assist.
— Monster Hunter (@monsterhunter) October 11, 2021
The sport beforehand launched as a Nintendo Swap unique earlier this yr, and given the character of Monster Hunter’s grindy gameplay loop, gamers had been hoping cross-saves would permit them to deliver the gear acquired by way of lots of of hours of gameplay to the brand new model. Sadly, that is now wanting unlikely.
Monster Hunter Rise involves Steam on January 12, 2022. A demo is coming this week, on October 13.
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A survey is giving Monster Hunter Rise gamers hope for eventual cross-play between Nintendo Swap and PC.
Capcom launched a brand new survey as a part of TGS 2021 about Monster Hunter Rise and the newly introduced growth, Sunbreak. A part of the survey asks gamers what options would make the PC model of the sport extra attractive.
Whereas Capcom has not talked about any cross-play/save performance for Monster Hunter Rise PC, a brand new survey mentions each options beneath a query asking what would assist to make the PC model extra interestinghttps://t.co/OcFjDfBx76
(you understand what to do, hunters) pic.twitter.com/ddKgNSUvUV
— Nibel (@Nibellion) September 30, 2021
Alternatives on the survey embrace cross-play between PC and Nintendo Swap variations, and cross-save or cross-progression with the Swap model. That is not at all affirmation that Capcom is engaged on these options, simply that the corporate is evaluating the chance. In an official assertion, Capcom merely mentioned, “no bulletins have been made.”
Monster Hunter Rise followers obtained loads of new particulars at this week’s Monster Hunter TGS showcase occasion, together with affirmation of Grasp Rank within the Sunbreak growth, a January 12, 2022 launch date for Monster Hunter Rise on Steam, and the promise of a thirtieth anniversary Sonic the Hedgehog collaboration.
In our overview for Monster Hunter Rise on Swap, we mentioned, “Monster Hunter Rise mixes traditional Monster Hunter concepts with a few of World’s greatest enhancements and an entire bunch of intelligent new mechanics of its personal.”
For extra on Monster Hunter and different upcoming titles, take a look at IGN’s full TGS protection.
Logan Plant is a contract author for IGN. You could find him on Twitter @LoganJPlant.